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Topic: Kindle Fire

Apple projected to reach 116M iPhone, 55M iPad sales in 2012

01/06/2012, 02:01 pm

Combined iPhone and iPad sales in calendar 2012 are expected in one new forecast to reach more than 170 million in another record breaking 12-month span.

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Google rumored to become Amazon Kindle Fire's fiercest competitor in early 2012

01/05/2012, 03:01 am

Despite the fact that Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet is based on Google's Android operating system, sources within the supply chain claim Google plans to become the Fire's biggest competitor with the release of a low-margin own-brand tablet early this year.

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Kindle Fire cannibalized 1M to 2M iPad sales 'at most' this holiday

01/03/2012, 10:01 am

The launch of the $199 Amazon Kindle Fire had a detrimental effect on iPad sales for Apple, but the company is still expected to report record sales this quarter, a new report states.

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Amazon says 2011 was best holiday yet for Kindle family, still won't reveal sales

12/29/2011, 03:12 pm

Amazon once again on Thursday touted the success of its Kindle lineup, including the new Kindle Fire, but declined to get into specifics on sales figures.

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7" panel orders reportedly overtake 9.7" shipments as iPad 2 production draws down

12/21/2011, 11:12 pm

Growing interest in 7-inch tablets from Amazon and Barnes & Noble has led to a spike in panel shipments even as Apple is believed to be drawing down production of the iPad 2 in preparation for its next-generation tablet, resulting in reports that 7-inch orders have briefly surpassed those of 9.7-inch panels.

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Amazon issues Kindle Fire update to address input lag

12/21/2011, 09:12 am

Amazon this week updated its newly released Kindle Fire touchscreen tablet, with the latest software version aiming to address some performance issues with the device.

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IDC: Kindle Fire to push iPad below 60% market share in Q4

12/16/2011, 01:12 am

Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet will take share away from Apple this quarter, cutting the iPad's share of the market to 59 percent, a new analysis claims.

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Amazon says Kindle Fire has sold 'millions,' but won't get specific

12/15/2011, 02:12 pm

Amazon issued a press release on Thursday to reveal that its newly launched Kindle Fire tablet has sold "millions of units," but declined to give any specific sales figures.

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Amazon readying Kindle Fire update to address criticisms

12/12/2011, 02:12 am

With Amazon's new Kindle Fire tablet drawing criticisms from consumers and reviewers alike, the online retailer has revealed a software update will arrive in a couple weeks to address some user complaints.

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Kindle Fire's erosion of iPad market share offset by global iPhone demand

12/06/2011, 05:12 pm

Sales estimates for Apple's iPad were slashed by 1 million units for 4Q11 due to a strong Kindle Fire launch, but iPhone sales pick up slack with domestic and international demand driving a 1.5 million increase on previous figures.

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Kindle Fire usability study finds 'disappointing' user experience

12/06/2011, 01:12 am

A small usability study on Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet has found the device offers a "disappointingly poor user experience," especially with respect to web browsing and magazine reading.

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Asus aiming for tablet sales to eclipse netbooks in 2012

12/05/2011, 11:12 pm

Asus announced that it expects tablet shipments, which will reach 1.8 million units this year, to grow significantly next year, possibly even eclipsing the PC maker's shipments of netbooks in 2012.

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Dell kills 7" Streak as Amazon's profitless Kindle Fire ravages Android tablets

12/05/2011, 05:12 pm

Dell has thrown in the towel on its last Android-based Streak tablets in the US as new analysts step forward to note that Apple's only competition in tablets is coming from Amazon, although saying it is "needing to do so by selling at cost."

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Amazon's new Kindle Fire tablet: an in depth review

11/20/2011, 11:11 am

Amazon's new Kindle Fire represents the company's first device to move beyond black and white ebook readers and into the realm of apps, music, videos and magazines, delivered using a color touchscreen.

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